Just to be clear. I’m using the “Soapbox” image for a reason.
The US Senate decided you don’t know to know if your food contains plants of Genetic Modified nature. I hope your sitting down for this…. Corporations are spending crazy money to make sure they keep their Senators and the public message is everything is fine. If it was fine, why spend millions to keep GMO off all labels?
So, if you eat anything with corn or soybeans as an ingredient…yyup are eating GMO’s. Don’t matter there are identical to natural plants right? Would you put Roundup on a salad as dressing? Dip your nachos in a salsa or cheese with a touch of Roundup? Well, you already are if it’s a name brand. Of course, they need to tell you if there a a few parts per million of yellow food dye. But that’s lower than what the USA claims is safe for pesticide exposure to humans.
The food sourcing is terrible. We can’t even trust organic to be GMO free. There are strict rules on Organic and how they are produced. Organic milk from a cow that eats GMO wheat is on your grocery shelf all ready.
Ok what to do? Well, I have take a new approach on the petition front. I’ll sign them and hope for something back. My little contributions may not be much but these fine people at Coke are spending money to suppress your right to know. Their products have high fructose corn syrup and if that sugar comes from sugarbeets (mostly does due to cost), they are feed you GMO’s with our friend Roundup. If you would like to come along for the ride. Below is link to tell Coca-Cola to stop fund the suppression of our right to know. Really guys they are safe, so what’s the harm of knowing they are there? 😉